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Teacher Agency: Educators Moving from a Fixed to a Growth Mindset

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"Educational psychology has focused on the concepts of learned helplessness and more currently growth-fixed mindsets as a way to explain how and why students give up in the classroom setting.  These ideas can also be applied to educators in this day of forced standardization, testing, scripted curriculum, and school initiatives."


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This article is talking about how educators are moving from a fixed mindset to a growth mindset, and this has to do with the changes of the curriculum, and forced standardization. This is talking about how success is based on learning, and why some students give up on it. 

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Dr. Alison Eyring's curator insight, November 8, 2013 3:18 AM

Like business, our brain is limited by our thinking

davidconover's curator insight, November 8, 2013 10:22 AM

This is a thought provoking article for both teachers and administrators. 

Jaimee's curator insight, March 5, 2014 10:11 AM

Teachers not just family members can be a part of a students mindset. How they think and what challenges to make can also be in response to how teachers are teaching them.  

 

This article explains in a way how helplessness can be a part of someone not being successful. It explains the initiative that someone must take to be successful in school.  

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Teacher Agency: Educators Moving from a Fixed to a Growth Mindset

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"Educational psychology has focused on the concepts of learned helplessness and more currently growth-fixed mindsets as a way to explain how and why students give up in the classroom setting.  These ideas can also be applied to educators in this day of forced standardization, testing, scripted curriculum, and school initiatives."


Via Beth Dichter, davidconover, Jim Lerman
Xander Norris's insight:

This article is talking about how educators are moving from a fixed mindset to a growth mindset, and this has to do with the changes of the curriculum, and forced standardization. This is talking about how success is based on learning, and why some students give up on it. 

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Dr. Alison Eyring's curator insight, November 8, 2013 3:18 AM

Like business, our brain is limited by our thinking

davidconover's curator insight, November 8, 2013 10:22 AM

This is a thought provoking article for both teachers and administrators. 

Jaimee's curator insight, March 5, 2014 10:11 AM

Teachers not just family members can be a part of a students mindset. How they think and what challenges to make can also be in response to how teachers are teaching them.  

 

This article explains in a way how helplessness can be a part of someone not being successful. It explains the initiative that someone must take to be successful in school.  

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SAT to be redesigned, focus more on classroom learning - Baltimore Sun (blog)

SAT to be redesigned, focus more on classroom learning - Baltimore Sun (blog) | What is Success? | Scoop.it
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SAT to be redesigned, focus more on classroom learning
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Essay optional. No penalties for wrong answers. The SAT exam is undergoing sweeping revisions.
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The SAT is being redesigned based on the new standards students are being taught, which is supposed to be encouraging more critical thinking for students. They believe that this will help prepare students for college better which in my opinion, is supporting success is learning, promising if they learn this stuff now, they will be better prepared for the future.

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Lake Norman Security shares secrets of success - Statesville Record & Landmark

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Lake Norman Security shares secrets of success Statesville Record & Landmark Brown shared the history of his family's company – along with some of the lessons they've learned in more than 50 years of business – at the quarterly Secrets to Long Term...
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This article is about a small town security company, with hard work and dedication, soon became nation-wide, and manages more than 330,000 accounts. I believe this article is saying that it was proving how smart he was and hard he worked for the success he achieved.

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